I just finished the Mathematics AQ course through queens part 1. It was great and has really inspired me to create some problem solving activities. This is the first of many. It relates to the math strand in the Kindergarten curriculum : begin to make use of one – to – one correspondence in counting objects and matching groups of objects.
Each slide has a problem at the top and one option of solving it however, you should encourage students to solve the problem any way they like. Click below on One to One Problem Solving.
One to One Problem Solving
Here is an interactive summer song that gets students up and moving. It has follow along directions and uses real children in the song. Click below on Summer Song Brain Break.
In this cute story the selfish hippo doesn’t share with his friends and the other animals can’t understand why. The other animals start to play their own games and hippo becomes sad and tries to be their friends again by sharing. It’s a cute, short story on sharing and friendship. Click below on The Selfish Hippo.
The Selfish Hippo
Students are presented with a picture portraying a farm or sports scene that has animals, people and objects in it. They are then asked to count a specific animal or object. The highest they count is up to ten. Great addition to a counting math lesson. Click below on counting website.
This website offers a cause and effect activity for students. A different animal pops up on the screen. Students then click it and the animal makes a noise. Simple, fun, and cute. Click below on Animal sounds.
As teachers we are always looking for ways to add our variety of activities in the classroom and for some of us sensory activities are key. Here is a great way to create a cheap light table. The picture tells all. Have a look!